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The cheapest times to fly from SBN to DTW are

  • April 16th to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • June 25th to September 2nd (except the weeks of July 2nd, July 23rd, and August 20th)
  • December 3rd to March 25th (except the weeks of December 10th, January 1st, and March 5th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SBN to DTW is late April. Prices can be as high as $506 for Friday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $139 for Tuesday flights around late April.

 

When to Fly to Detroit

Flying from South Bend, IN (SBN) to Detroit, MI (DTW) will usually cost between $149 to $323 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late April with an average ticket price of $168. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $296. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $129 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $194 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SBN to DTW flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SBN to DTW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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SBN to DTW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SBN to DTW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from South Bend. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.77, which is above average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DTW, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into SBN. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $87 (36%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $153. Return trip prices are from the DTW to SBN flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SBN to DTW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 16 minutes may be realistic.

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SBN to DTW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport to South Bend International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 156 miles or 251 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SBN to DTW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SBN to DTW flight is about 1 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between South Bend, IN and Detroit, MI?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 46 available flights from SBN to DTW.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code SBN
Origination airport name South Bend International Airport
City South Bend, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 41.7
Longitude -86.3

Return Airport

Destination code DTW
Destination airport name Detroit Metro Wayne County Airport
City Detroit, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 42.2
Longitude -83.4

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from SBN to DTW tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 28% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 20% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave DTW heading for SBN about 18 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Detroit, MI is about 11 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • SkyWest: 18 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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